Posts From Glenn Miñano

When healthcare providers order a radiology study (x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, or nuclear medicine scan), they must provide a clinical indication as a justification for the study before it can be performed. This information is important for radiologists because it allows › Continue Reading

Toys: Inside Out

Toys keep our kids mesmerized and entertained for hours, until they outgrow them or break them, whichever comes first. Our Child Life Specialists use a variety of toys to keep our Radiology patients occupied. Have you ever wondered what makes those toys › Continue Reading

Photo: (l-r) Drs. Julie Guerin, Yinan Li, Marie Vasher, Eric Diaz, Cara Morin, Alan Chen, Jaad Ranginwala, David Hunte, Morgan McBee, Mitchell Rees and Brian Coley (Radiologist-in-Chief). Our Radiology Fellowship Program runs for one year, starting on July 1st and › Continue Reading

Photo (above): Audrey Bryant As we’ve seen old friends leave our department, we’ve welcomed new ones also. Last July, two new employees joined our Radiology family. Audrey Bryant graduated from the University of Cincinnati in August 2016 with training in › Continue Reading

Dr. Tal Laor, faculty radiologist, is starting a new chapter in her life. She and her husband Steve will be moving back to Boston to be close to family. She was a colleague to some, friend and mentor to many. Last › Continue Reading

Photo: (lf-rt) Keagan Gertz, Nathaniel Roberson, Andrew Furthmiller and Alexandra Plemmons. Once again this summer, four University of Cincinnati College of Medicine second-year medical students are at work on several clinical radiology research projects. In this nine-week program, our medical students › Continue Reading

Some babies who are born prematurely require long durations of respiratory support due to underdeveloped lungs and are given a clinical diagnosis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). Over the past 20 years, research has fueled improvement in the clinical care and › Continue Reading

Earlier this year, some of our Radiology team members decided to challenge each other to complete a Half Tough Mudder obstacle race. The race was 5 miles long with 10+ obstacles, so we new it was going to be a challenge › Continue Reading

The Fourth of July (also known as Independence Day) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. When someone says “the fourth of July,” fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, › Continue Reading

Radiology faculty, staff, friends and family all gathered together to celebrate the 2017 graduating class of Radiology clinical fellows. The event was held at The Madison Event Center and was an evening of camaraderie, dinner and awards. Eight Clinical fellows, one Interventional Radiology › Continue Reading

Photo: http://www.kitchensisters.org/hidden-kitchens/dissident-kitchens/, ©Ksenia Vytulev Who would have guessed that music and radiology could cross paths? Well, in the 1950’s Soviet Union they became intricately linked. Post World War II, censorship in the Soviet Union was extensive and obtaining forbidden music was › Continue Reading

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has the potential to evaluate the progression of lung disease in pediatric patients. Premature infants, for example, very often experience pulmonary complications and could greatly benefit from several imaging check-ups over time. Computed tomography (CT) is › Continue Reading

Dazzle Me Not

They shine, they sparkle, they look cool, but to a technologist and radiologist, they get in the way of diagnosing an x-ray exam. We’ve seen a lot of clothing that contains special material designed to catch our eye as they sparkle › Continue Reading

Dr. Eric J. Crotty, a radiologist for the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at Cincinnati Children’s, was raised in Cork, Ireland. He earned his MB, BCh, BAO degree from the University of College Cork, graduating in 1990. Dr. Crotty has been the › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is one of the best places, in my opinion, to start a career. Ever so often we hire new technologists, radiologists and clinical and support staff related to our department in Radiology. If you want to be the › Continue Reading

Hi, I’m Maria A. Calvo Garcia, associate professor of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s. My area of subspecialty is fetal imaging, in which we combine the use of ultrasound and fetal MRI to help in the diagnosis of potential problems that can affect babies › Continue Reading

Dr. Usha D. Nagaraj is a neuroradiologist in our Department of Radiology; she also specializes in fetal imaging. Last year she wrote an article, “Becoming a Mother Will (Hopefully) Make Me a Better Pediatric Radiologist.”  We caught up with her again to find › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is now a HHT (Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia) Center of Excellence. There are approximately 25 such centers in North America and we are the only free standing pediatric hospital with such designation. HHT or Osler-Weber-Rendu is an inherited disorder › Continue Reading

Last week Cincinnati Children’s Radiology celebrated Patient Experience Week. We recognized our healthcare staff as well as honored our patients and families. Three healthcare staff members were awarded prizes for the most received nominations from their peers. The winners were › Continue Reading

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging method that uses the protons of hydrogen atoms within the body to generate a medical image. MRI of the lungs has historically been challenging for a few different reasons. One reason is that › Continue Reading

“Partners in Patient Experience” Photos: Winners of the Patient Experience Awards: Randi Kugel (holding yellow flowers) and Julie Young (holding red flowers). In continuing our celebration of Patient Experience Week in our Radiology Department, we held a western-themed party last Tuesday during › Continue Reading

Patient experience week (April 24-28) is an annual event initially started by the Beryl Institute (a global community of practice dedicated to improving the patient experience through collaboration and shared knowledge). During this week, hospitals across the nation take some › Continue Reading

Imagine yourself as a young kid again. Your parents tell you that you’re going to the doctor for a check up. Your mind starts to create scenarios of what may happen at the doctor’s office. The fear of the unknown › Continue Reading

Today is Banana Day!

It’s an edible fruit, a berry (botanically), and its name is thought to be of West African origin. What is it? A banana! Three small bananas can provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. Like apples and watermelons, bananas can › Continue Reading

Prematurely born babies often have difficulty breathing on their own because their lungs have not fully developed before birth. Some of these babies require long durations of oxygen support or mechanical ventilation and are given a clinical diagnosis of bronchopulmonary › Continue Reading